December 13th, 2016

A visit to Salisbury Cathedral and the Church of St. Thomas Becket, Salisbury

Looking toward the North Gate on
High Street, Salisbury
Historic C13th North Gate.
High Street, Salisbury
Salisbury Cathedral
The Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary has the tallest spire in the UK, at 404 ft. It also has the largest cloister and the largest cathedral close in Britain at 80 acres. It has a clock which is among the oldest working examples in the world, and has the best surviving copy of Magna Carta.
Church Micro 9500
Salisbury Cathedral Cloisters
Statues of Saints and Angels above the
West Front entrance of Salisbury Cathedral
Rib Vaulted Cloister
Salisbury Cathedral
The grand interior of Salisbury Cathedral, The Nave has a height of 84ft.
Nave Pulpit with large tester by Farmer
& Brindley, 1877. Chilmark and
Purbeck stone carved with apostles.
Salisbury Cathedral
Jacobean monument to Eleanor Sadler, 1622 wife of Hugh Powell, high sheriff of the county of Brenock.
Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral Clock.
Europe's oldest working clock, 1386.
'The Gorges Tomb'
Sir Thomas Gorges, d.1610. and his wife, Helena, Maid of Honour to Queen Elizabeth I. Sir Thomas was responsible for the building of Longford Castle.
Salisbury Cathedral.
Quire stall angel
Salisbury Cathedral
Wall plaque in memory of historian John Britton, d.1857.
Salisbury Cathedral
The font by sculptor
William Pye, 2008.
Salisbury Cathedral
Wall plaque in memory of Douglas Hamilton Gordon, d.1901.
Salisbury Cathedral
Marble effigy of the son of Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford d.1621 and Lady Catherine Grey d.1563. Attributed to William Wright of London. 1625.
Salisbury Cathedral
Elias de Derham.
Architect of Salisbury Cathedral
St Michael in memory of
Hugh Trenchard, Grenadier Guard, d.1943 Son of
Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard
Salisbury Cathedral
Chapter House by Richard the Mason, 1283. It is 58 ft in diameter, 52ft in height and has 49 seats.
Salisbury Cathedral
Chapter House Porch
Salisbury Cathedral
Alabaster effigy of Robert Lord Hungerford, d.1459.
Salisbury Cathedral

Altar and Reredos
Chapel of St Michael the Archangel.
Salisbury Cathedral

St Martin of Tours Altar
Morning Chapel North East Transept
Salisbury Cathedral
WW1 memorial Screen
Chapel of St Michael the Archangel.
Salisbury Cathedral
Aarcaded tomb chest with monumental brass of John Henry Jacob d.1862.
Salisbury Cathedral
Alabaster tomb chest of
Bishop Richard Medford d.1407.
Secretary to Richard II.
Salisbury Cathedral
Sir Richard Mompesson d.1627
and his 3rd wife Katherine Pagington, d.1622.
Salisbury Cathedral
Choir Screen Saints.
Aldhelm, Osmund, Francis and Nicholaus
Salisbury Cathedral
Bishop George Moberly d.1885. Canopied recess designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield.
Salisbury Cathedral
Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford d.1621
and
Lady Catherine Grey d.1563.
Salisbury Cathedral
Alabaster effigy of Baron Cheyne d.1509.
Personal bodyguard to King Henry VII.
Salisbury Cathedral
Canons' Stalls in the Quire, Salisbury Cathedral
Restored Vaulted Ceiling by Clayton & Bell. The figure in the oval (Vesica) is Christ in glory surrounded by the twelve
Apostles and the four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The smaller roundels represent the twelve seasons.
Salisbury Cathedral
George Lawrence d.1861, by T Gaffin.
Salisbury Cathedral
Richard Mompesson Tomb
Salisbury Cathedral
Purbeck marble effigy of William Longespee d.1250, Son of Earl of Salisbury.
Salisbury Cathedral
Purbeck Stone Pulpit.
Salisbury Cathedral
Pavillion of the Magna Carta
Salisbury Cathedral
Great Seal of Edward I.
Salisbury Cathedral
Fan ceiling in the Chapter House.
Salisbury Cathedral
Crozier and Bible, by Osmond, 1828
Salisbury Cathedral
Tomb of John Henry Jacob, d.1862.
Designed by
G E Street.
Chapel of St Margaret,
Salisbury Cathedral
Medieval Chairs in the morning chapel
Salisbury Cathedral
Stained glass windows, Salisbury Cathedral
Coat of Arms
Church of St. Thomas Becket, Salisbury
East Window
Church of St. Thomas Becket, Salisbury
Elizabeth I Royal Coat of Arms
Church of St. Thomas Becket, Salisbury
Victorian Painting, oils on metal.
Church of St. Thomas Becket, Salisbury
Panels carved with biblical Scenes, Church of St. Thomas Becket, Salisbury
C15th Wall paintings are of the Annunciation, Adoration of the Magi and the Visitation, Lady Chapel, Church of St. Thomas Becket, Salisbury

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